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Lung Association Names Frances Mojica Executive Director for Los Angeles

(October 15, 2019) - Los Angeles, CA

The American Lung Association is proud to welcome Frances Mojica as Executive Director of the Greater Los Angeles area. This crucial leadership role engages directly with the community to lead fundraising efforts through major events including the LUNG FORCE Gala and Fight for Air Climb as well as individual donors and sponsors, while delivering on our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

“We are thrilled to welcome Frances to this important leadership position in one of the largest markets in the United States,” said Allison Hickey, American Lung Association National Executive Vice President. “Frances’s years of successful executive experience in the non-profit arena will greatly bolster the Lung Association’s strategic efforts to expand our lifesaving work in Los Angeles and beyond.” 

Frances Mojica is an experienced executive with more than 20 years of service for non-profit organizations. She has held key executive positions, based on proven success in all aspects of philanthropy and non-profit management. 

Frances will focus on bringing community together around the core organizational mission. Throughout her career, a key area of success for Frances has been raising crucial funds for worthy organizations. Her extensive experience includes event fundraising, individual and major giving and foundation and grant support. Her service includes nearly twelve years with JDRF, where her leadership was instrumental to the growth of the Los Angeles Chapter and positioning its Gala as a recurring million-dollar signature event.


About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit:

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